Desserts · Pies and Tarts · Snacks

Pineapple Custard Tart

Pineapple, custard and a good dose of stress. What wonders await in this post today? This morning, stress came from many places. Everything piled up, and how was supposed to do it all at once.  Family pressure, college pressure, starting a new job and organising several events for mentoring, tutoring and trying to have a social… Continue reading Pineapple Custard Tart

Cakes · Desserts

Lime Custard Swiss Roll Cake

There is a new love in my life. Breaking Bad has taken hold and I’m hooked on another show. Following the theme of hooked, baking egg based sponges is my baking trend of the week. I’ve been experimenting with chiffon cakes and fatless sponges as they take less time to bake meaning the house doesn’t heat… Continue reading Lime Custard Swiss Roll Cake

Cakes · Desserts

Mini Rhubarb Jam Filled Vanilla Molten Custard Cakes (microwave and oven options)

Molten lava cakes are the current topic of today’s post.  Biochemistry was the exam I had today and after coming home, there was nothing I wanted more than a gooey treat, preferably one that didn’t blow my calorie budget for the week. I found my answer.  The amount of tries to get this right was… Continue reading Mini Rhubarb Jam Filled Vanilla Molten Custard Cakes (microwave and oven options)

Breakfast · Desserts · Puddings · Snacks

Strawberry Peach Custard Trifle

Trifle. Hearing the word reminds me of good childhood memories of those packet trifles you could get from Tesco. Trifle is such a versatile thing. The traditional version and one that I know and remember is a sponge cake and berries covered with jelly, layers of sweet, creamy custard and topped with whipped cream and… Continue reading Strawberry Peach Custard Trifle

Bars and Slices · Desserts · Snacks

Lighter Orange Bars

Lemon bars, indulgent, tangy and delicious. Everything a lemon flavoured dessert should be. Lemon bars are quite deceptive. Seemingly healthy, they hide the cupfuls of butter and sugar beneath a delicious tangy taste. In addition to the sugar and fat levels, the amount of lemon filling can be disappointing. I like my lemon bars with thick… Continue reading Lighter Orange Bars